The incident has been resolved with the individual involved taken into custody. We are happy to report everyone is safe. All classes, events, and activities have resumed.
Counseling Services is on-site and available tonight through Public Safety at 207-780-5211 for all members of the University community and tomorrow for walk-ins at 125 Upton Hall and 105 Payson-Smith.
11 PM Update
No further information is available.
We will continue to keep you updated.
University Counseling Services, Dean of Students staff, and Residential Life personnel are on site and available. For more information, staff may also be contacted at 207-780-5940.
10 PM Update
Gorham Police have command of a situation at Main and School Streets that reportedly involves an individual with a weapon. The situation is described as a stand-off, is isolated, and no one to our knowledge has been injured. At this time our primary concern is your safety. Please avoid the area involved until notified that the situation has been resolved.
There is a member of my staff in each of the residence hall lobbies who is available to answer your questions and to offer support and connect you to Counseling Services if needed. If unable to access these staff and need support, staff may be contacted at 207-780-5940. We will update in one hour.